GTS (UK) is committed to conducting its business in an environmentally sustainable manner. Our environmental aim is simple: to minimise the local and global environmental impact of our consumption and production.
We are committed to finding ways in which we can reduce the impact of our work both in the office and when work takes us away from the office. While we recognise that businesses can have a negative impact on the environment, we are fortunate in our line of work that we aren't required to purchase great quantities of materials and that we don't produce much waste.
Our policy is based on four main principles:
GTS (UK) believes firmly in the benefits of working from home and has four home locations where key staff members live and work. In addition to reducing the need for travel to and from work, this can also bring social benefits in enabling greater flexibility for employees with children, for example. Informal car sharing operates at the company’s Data Processing Centre in Lincolnshire; employees are also encouraged to make optimum use of public transport when travelling for business purposes.
Based around the above four principles, our Sustainability Policy is to:
The above measures are in line with the goals and objectives of the UK Government in creating a more sustainable future. In practical terms the above policy benefits GTS (UK) by cutting costs and improving efficiency while meeting our customer’s expectations for sustainable business practices. We will ensure that all our staff are fully aware of our Sustainability Policy and are committed to implementing and improving it and we pledge to integrate sustainability considerations into all our business decisions.